The Other Woman
live in NW Montana and saw this ride
on eBay. Thought it was a unique
creation and bid on it, won it, and
then drove 2,900 miles round trip to
it up. Turns out the builder worked
for a bus company and also had at his
disposal many other vehicles to put
the Trike together. Been riding for
years, but this is my first Trike. Have
not messed with VW's since High
currently is called: "The Other
Unknown year early VW Karmann Ghia (aluminum
1972 VW Super Beetle (motor and drive-line,
Unknown VW Bus/Transporter (euro-taillights)
MCI Model-8 School bus (stainless trim
and side hatches)
1947 Plymouth (trunk lid light)
1958 Volvo (round tail lights)
1979 Yamaha XS650 Special (front end,
fuel tank, speedo, headlight)
Unknown year Minneapolis Moline (tractor
seat for diver)
3-across rear seating for passengers
- with seat belts
Unknown year Harley Davidson Sportster
(dual mufflers on exhaust pipes)
US Military .30 Cal ammo cans as storage
All METAL body and frame, he could weld...
but not straight
Other misc. auto store and truck stop
parts, gauges, lights and stuff,
skulls, naked women, you know the usual....
getting it back home, I have discovered
that it has MUCH in the way of
deferred maintenance and wish to get
it running as well as possible without
spending too much cash.
Type-1 1600cc Dual Port
Solex 34-PICT Carb.
Custom Exhaust & Mufflers
Tore out the rear 3-across seating
New rear brake drums
New rear brake shoes
New brake line to replace rusted one.
New rear master cylinder (but she still
won't stop right!!)
Beginnings of a paint scheme (Royal
Blue & Purple Passion)
Remote Oil Filter and Oil Cooler (EMPI)
Oil Sump plate with drain plug
10 gallon poly fuel tank - using 1/4"
fuel line to motor, gravity feed.
Removed most of the excess lights, racks,
naked women, skulls.
Purchased a Yamaha rear trunk and removable
luggage to install later.